How to Apply


Application Instructions

Registration is now open. Please click the link to complete the online application.

  • You can submit your transcript by uploading it to "Academic History" page or your applicant portal after submission, or by emailing it to You do not need to mail in a copy of your transcript.
  •  If you have any questions about your application form or our program, please contact us via
  • Make sure that application information is true and correct. After submitting your application, if there is anything you need to change, please contact


Application Deadlines

Seats are limited, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

General Application Deadline: May 17th, 2020


Application Checklist

You would need the following documents when you fill out the online application form:

  • Copy of Your ID Card or passport identification page ( For international students, you will also need to provide a copy of your Chinese visa page.)

  • Copy of Your Academic Transcript
    The official transcript should include each course you studied and the grades you earned from the most recent semester. Academic records should be issued in Chinese or English. (Note: Chinese high school students should provide a transcript with school stamps.)

  • Statement of Purpose (download the guide)

Not sure if you are eligible to apply? Check out the High School Academy program eligibility.


Admission Decision

We will notify you of our admission decision within two weeks after receiving your completed application. The review process may be longer for students who need to provide additional information regarding their academic records or language proficiency.


Program and Course Fees

  • Tuition: 9,888 RMB per one-week course 

  • Housing  Fees: 1075 RMB per week for a Standard Double Room
    Housing is available at the NYU Shanghai residence halls located approximately 15 minutes from the academic building, in the Jinqiao area of Pudong. Shuttle service will be provided to and from the NYU Shanghai campus. Housing is optional. 

  • Dining Costs: Approximately 50–60 RMB out of pocket per day at the NYU Shanghai cafeteria (Monday–Friday only). Students will be responsible for their own meals on the weekends. There are many dining options around the residence halls and the NYU Shanghai campus.